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Vanguard 1 Rocket - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1    16U 58002A   18146.38298340 +.00000080 +00000-0 +94114-4 0  9990
2    16 034.2704 169.2222 2025763 302.4281 039.6006 10.48654767379762
Epoch (UTC): 26 May 2018 09:11:29
Eccentricity: 0.2025763
inclination: 34.2704°
perigee height: 652 km
apogee height: 4225 km
right ascension of ascending node: 169.2222°
argument of perigee: 302.4281°
revolutions per day: 10.48654767
mean anomaly at epoch: 39.6006°
orbit number at epoch: 37976

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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